Snips about SNPs ~ MTHFR

Snips about SNPs

1. What is it~MTHFR?

MTHFR represents a gene called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.  For more on MTHFR you can see this post we wrote a while back.

2. What SNPs have been studied? Which ones are most common or of most health interest?

3 of the most common studied SNPs are:

  • rs1801133  (also referred to as the C677T)  Wild Type/Normal: 677CC, homozygous: 677TT, heterozygous 677CT
  • rs1801131 (also referred to as the A1298C) Wild Type/Normal: 1298AA, homozygous: 1298CC , heterozygous: 1298AC
  • rs2274976

Ethnic Ditribution of MTHFR SNP’s  –

To learn more about MTHFR and other genetic SNPs and how they impact children’s health, please join us at for our support group, individual consultations and other resources.



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